Russell Yankwitt Elected to the Business Council of Westchester Board of Directors
WHITE PLAINS, NY (October 29, 2021) – Russell Yankwitt, founder and managing partner of Westchester-based law firm Yankwitt LLP, has been elected to the Business Council of Westchester (BCW) board of directors.
“It is an honor and privilege to be selected to serve on such an important board and alongside some of the county’s most esteemed business leaders,” said Yankwitt. “I look forward to helping the BCW advance its goals of providing business networking, economic development and business advocacy opportunities for its members.”
Yankwitt also serves on the boards of the Legal Services of the Hudson Valley, Westchester County Bar Foundation, Westchester County Bar Association Grievance Committee and UJA Federation Westchester Business & Professional Division. He also serves in leadership positions as vice president of the Federal Bar Council, co-chair of the Westchester County Bar Associations’ Alternative Dispute Resolution Committee and is founder of the Federal Bar Council’s Westchester Committee.
About Business Council of Westchester
The Business Council of Westchester is the county’s largest and most prestigious business membership organization representing more than 1,000 members, including multinational corporations, hospitals, universities, biotech pioneers, not-for-profits, entrepreneurs and companies of all sizes. As the most influential economic development and advocacy organization in Westchester. BCW members enjoy unparalleled access to today’s top thought leaders, diverse business development opportunities and lawmakers at all levels of government.
About Yankwitt LLP
Founded in 2009, Yankwitt LLP is Westchester County’s go-to law firm for high-stakes and bet-the-company litigation. With one of the most experienced litigation teams in the county, Yankwitt LLP represents businesses and high-net-worth individuals across a broad range of matters. The firm also routinely handles complex cases in Westchester on behalf of national law firms and often serves as trial counsel for local law ﬁrms.